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If you do not love this place........Check you have a pulse!!!
"One could wax lyrically forever about this home and it`s location within the Tara community.
There could be no better recommendation than to answer "YES IN A HEARTBEAT" to the question of would you like to come back here.
I would like to say we took advantage of the numerous cultural attractions the area has to offer, alas relaxation was the number one priority on this occasion, and here........that was easy. We did however take a couple of trips to St Armands Circle in Sarasota. A very upmarket area for shops and restaurants..........it`s Fabulous.
Being English, we quite like our pub culture. Again this proved to be a perfect location, with two (maybe more) pubs within a five minute walk.......Gecko & Bogeys, both friendly and welcoming.
Throw in a quality golf course into that mix, and Tara is a quality golf course. Then for us Utopia has been attained.
In conclusion the owners, Pauline and Stu could not have been more attentive, and were a pleasure to deal with."
Guest: Ray B.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 4, 2014
"We have enjoyed everything this house has to offer. Beautifully decorated, spotless and well equipped. The home is bright and airy offering comfortable and spacious bedrooms, a large open kitchen and gorgeous pool/lanai area. The heated pool allowed us to swim even on cooler days. The lanai area was nice and private and outfitted with great furniture for both dining and lounging. This home was a wonderful combination of being part of the beautiful Tara community, we enjoyed long walks through the neighbourhood and being conveniently located to highways, a variety of golf courses, shops, and local beaches. The owner was very friendly and available to answer all our questions. This was our second year renting and have already secured our month for next year. We are really looking forward to returning!"
Guest: PaulineDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 15, 2015
"If you want to just kick back and relax, this is the place for you. Sit on the lanai and watch the Manatee in the bayou. Walk out on the patio and take a dip in the pool or relax in the spa. Beautiful, spacious, well maintained home with every amenity you could want. Great place for a couple, a large family or anything in between Located in a nice quiet neighborhood. DeSoto National Monument (a great place to walk) is a mile away. Also, check out the Robinson Nature Preserve with several miles of hiking trails and the Palma Sola Botanical Park. Both are a few miles away and are highly recommended for anyone who enjoys walking. Anna Maria Island is a quick 15 minute drive away. There you will find great beaches and fantastic restaurants. Bradenton area is one of the best kept secrets on the Gulf. Plenty to see and do, literally something for everyone. Great affordable seafood restaurants. Beautiful beaches with lots of public access. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who asks. I'm already making plans to go back next year.
One caveat: Pool is not fenced so I so would not recommend to families with young children."
Guest: LeaAnnDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 1, 2014
"Well it's becoming a bit like a second home to us with our sixth stay now. We have stayed here as a family and more recently just as a couple and have always had a great time. We just love staying here. The villa is always well cared for and well furnished and the views are as fantastic as ever. We spend many happy hours sitting by the pool enjoying the fantastic scenery as the wildlife literally comes to us. The pool is great and nice and private. The owner is great and very helpful. We usually don't have need of local help whilst at the villa but this time we needed it and Chris (the local rep.) could not have been more helpful nor more prompt. Thank you again for sharing your villa - we will be back!"
Guest: Martin HodgesDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 24, 2015